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“Myra, I'm so sorry to hear of Roy's passing. I will remember him as a good friend and one of the good guys! My deepest sympathy.Craig Buchanan ”
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“Myra & Family, So sorry for your loss, treasure your memories together.Love & PrayersJulie ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: JULIE PRATT - Steerling - Friend

“Sending my condolences to Roy’s family. I met him several times at the Legion and he was always welcoming and very friendly. I’m very...Read More »
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STERLING – Roy V. Sargent 81 of Sterling died Wednesday February 24, 2021 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

He was born on January 23, 1940 in Iowa City, IA the son of Vern LeRoy and Alma (Saunders) Sargent. Roy served in the US Army from December 23, 1957 – October 13, 1960. He married the former Myra A. Gibler on August 5, 1991. He had worked at Don Mullary World of Cars in Dixon, Majeski Motors in Sterling, He had bartended at the Sterling American Legion Post 296 where he was a member; and also was a member of the Sterling Family Moose.

Survivors include his wife Myra; his son David Sargent of Grand Blanc, MI; his brothers Ron Ellithorpe of Clinton, IA andAlbert Ellithorpe of Walcott, IA.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters: Mary Lathrop and Ellen Ellithorpe; his brothers: Earnest, Oscar, Earl and Larry Ellithorpe.

A private family service will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Rock Falls. A celebration of his life will take place at a later date.

Memorials in his memory may be made to Home of Hope or Rock River Hospice and Home.